Voices from the Poor Peoples Campaign, being led by the Rev. William Barber the Rev. Liz Theo Harris on Capitol Hill. From voter suppression, to mass incarceration, to the destruction of immigrant families, people from across the country speak about the links between poverty and systemic racism.
On The Ground: Voices of Resistance from the Nations Capital (www.onthegroundshow.org) is a weekly show that brings alternative news from DC. We cover social justice activism and activists, those who are in the DC area and those who come to DC from across the nation or from across the globe to speak truth to power. Esther Iverem, creator, executive producer and host, is an award-winning journalist, poet, visual artist and activist. Her most recent book is Olokun of the Galaxy, a book of poetry and visual art about honoring Earths oceans and ecosystem and those who perished or descended from the Atlantic Slave Trade. (Seeing Black Press).